April 12th, 2049 Violet could almost feel the flapping of fins on her lips as she purposely stomped through the puddles of rain through Redcliffe Gardens. The water flattened her long black hair, making her gaunt appearance even more eery. She thought her oversized brown suit was a good idea in the mirror earlier, that […]
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There was a slight twitch in her eye as she started to fumble with my outer apparel, the piece that held me together and kept me safe. She didn’t understand how delicate this tiny piece of fabric was, and how could she? The twitch was making me nervous as I saw it the second time…I […]
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On the plane I daydreamed that we won the lottery. Remember when we played? We got our tickets at that little market on Hillhurst? I of course forgot about it right away, but you checked the numbers three days later. When you found out we won you called me. I didn’t pick up so you […]
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S.O.S.- Sense of self. This acronym repeated itself over and over in my mind as I woke up early on a Wednesday morning. What time is it? My boyfriend lay sleeping next to me and I covered my mouth with the covers like I always do, in case he opened his eyes to look […]
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Ida sat pristinely at her vanity table, positioning her new, blonde wig perfectly on her head, fastening it to her scalp with an army of hair pins. She was an elegant-looking woman in her mid-twenties with two small children. George was seven years old, Eleanor was eight. Ida’s tempestuous husband, Dimitri, had been an […]
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